Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease in a rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta)

Jeremy V. Smedley, Larry G. Lomax, Jamie F. Williams, Paul W. Barras, Dana L. Hasselschwert

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A juvenile rhesus macaque presented with atrophy of the musculature of its left leg. Physical examination localized the problem to the coxofemoral joint. Radiography revealed changes consistent with Legg-Calvé-Perthes (LCP) disease. Femoral head ostectomy was performed, and the femoral head was submitted for histologic examination, results of which confirmed a diagnosis of LCP.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)585-588
Number of pages4
JournalComparative Medicine
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 1 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • veterinary(all)

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    Smedley, J. V., Lomax, L. G., Williams, J. F., Barras, P. W., & Hasselschwert, D. L. (2004). Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease in a rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta). Comparative Medicine, 54(5), 585-588.